San Diego State softball

AZTEC SOFTBALL DROPS 6-1 DECISION AT SAN JOSE STATE

 

SDSU drops to 0-2 in series with the Spartans

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Photo:  Taylor Adams had her first career homer in SDSU's 6-1 loss today.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 17, 2018 (Los Altos, Calif.) - The San Diego State softball team fell to San José State 6-1 Saturday afternoon at Foothills College in Los Altos, Calif. The Aztecs dropped to 9-19 overall and 0-2 in Mountain West play, while the Spartans improved to 18-9 and 2-0.

SDSU SOFTBALL FALLS AT SAN JOSE STATE 5-2 IN MW OPENER

 

Aztecs victim of four unearned runs in San Jose

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Photo:  Taylor Stewart had a two-run homer in SDSU's 5-2 loss at San José State on Friday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 16, 2018 (San Jose) - Taylor Stewart hit a two-run homer in the top of the seventh inning, but it was too little, too late in a 5-2 loss by the San Diego State softball team at San José State Friday afternoon in San Jose, Calif. The Aztecs dropped to 9-18 on the season in the Mountain West opener for the top-two teams in the league last year, while the Spartans improved to 17-9.

AZTEC SOFTBALL RUN-RULES FAIRFIELD 9-1 IN FIVE INNINGS

 

SDSU stops seven-game losing streak 

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Photo:  Shelby Thompson had a three-run homer in SDSU's 9-1 run-rule win over Fairfield.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 14, 2018 (San Diego) - The San Diego State softball team’s bats came alive in a 9-1, five-inning victory over Fairfield Wednesday night at USD Softball Complex in San Diego. The Aztecs (9-17), who snapped a seven-game losing streak with the win, set season highs in runs (9), hits (11), RBIs (9) and doubles (3).

SDSU SOFTBALL EDGED AT CAL STATE FULLERTON 4-3 IN EIGHT INNINGS

 

Aztecs lose fourth extra-inning game of the season 

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Photo:  Megan Smith had two hits and a walk in SDSU's extra-inning loss at Cal State Fullerton.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 11, 2018 (Fullerton) - The San Diego State softball team lost a 4-3 extra-inning game at Cal State Fullerton on the final day of the Louisville Slugger Invitational Sunday in Fullerton, Calif. It was the seventh straight loss for the Aztecs (8-17).

AZTEC SOFTBALL DROPS TWO GAMES IN RAINY LOUISVILLE SLUGGER INVITATIONAL

 

SDSU loses to Michigan State and No. 21 Long Beach State

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March 10, 2018 (Long Beach) - The San Diego State softball team dropped a pair of games at the Louisville Slugger Invitational Saturday afternoon in Long Beach, Calif. The Aztecs (8-16) lost their opener to Michigan State 6-5 before falling to No. 21/rv Long Beach State in a rain-shortened five-inning game.

SDSU SOFTBALL SWEPT AT LOUISVILLE SLUGGER INVITATIONAL

 

 

Aztecs fall to No. 16/19 Ohio State and Boston Univ.

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March 9, 2018 (Fullerton) - San Diego State lost a pair of games at the Louisville Slugger Invitational Friday afternoon on the campus of Cal State Fullerton in Fullerton, Calif. The Aztecs (8-14) first dropped a 7-0 decision to No. 16/19 Ohio State before falling in the nightcap to Boston Univ. 5-2.

SDSU SOFTBALL: AZTECS STONED AGAINST BU ON FINAL DAY OF SAN DIEGO CLASSIC

 

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March 4, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State softball was originally supposed to play Boston University at 7:00 p.m. last night and ECM was supposed to cover the last game of the San Diego Classic against UCLA today, but due to scheduling changes and rain, SDSU’s only game today is against the Terriers of BU.  Freshman Cali Dolfi started on the hill for BU against sophomore Marissa Moreno for the Aztecs.

SDSU SOFTBALL SPLITS WITH MINNESOTA AND CSUN IN DAY TWO OF SAN DIEGO CLASSIC I

 

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March 2, 2018 (San Diego) - West Hills High grad Katie Byrd’s two-out triple in the bottom of the fourth inning led the San Diego State softball team past No. 21/20 Minnesota 6-2 Friday night at SDSU Softball Stadium. The Aztecs (8-11), however, lost the nightcap to CSUN 2-0.

SDSU SOFTBALL BEATS UCF 3-1 AT SAN DIEGO CLASSIC I

 

Aztecs rally past Knights

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Photo:  Taylor Adams drove in the first run of the game for SDSU in a 3-1 win over UCF.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 1, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State picked up a 3-1 win over UCF in the first game of the San Diego Classic I Thursday night at SDSU Softball Stadium. The Aztecs (7-10) have now won six of their last eight games.

SDSU SOFTBALL'S ALEX FORMBY NAMED MW PITCHER OF THE WEEK

 

Formby earns third career MW weekly award

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February 27, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State’s Alex Formby has been named the Mountain West Pitcher of the Week, the league announced Tuesday. It is the first weekly award by the Aztecs this season and the third of Formby’s career.

AZTECS SOFTBALL STOPPED BY UC DAVIS 2-0

 

SDSU manages only one hit in a 2-0 loss to the Aggies

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Photo:  Shelby Thompson had SDSU's only hit.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 25, 2018 (Cathedral City, Calif.) - The San Diego State softball team was held to just one hit in a 2-0 loss to UC Davis in the final game of the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic Sunday afternoon in Cathedral City, Calif. The Aztecs dropped to 6-10 with the loss, while the Aggies improved to 10-6.

SDSU SOFTBALL SQUEEZES BY BETHUNE-COOKMAN 3-2 IN EIGHT INNINGS

 

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Photo:  Alex Formby got SDSU out of numerous jams in a 3-2 extra-inning win over Bethune-Cookman.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 25, 2018 (Cathedral City, Calif.) - West Hills High grad Katie Byrd singled in Janina Jusay in the top of the eighth inning and Alex Formby got the San Diego State softball team out of two late jams in a 3-2 extra-inning win over Bethune-Cookman Saturday night at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic.

AZTEC SOFTBALL BEATS NO. 25 NOTRE DAME 2-1 FOR FRIDAY SPLIT

 

SDSU beats 25th-ranked Notre Dame after falling earlier in extra innings to Northwestern

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Photo:  Molly Sturdivant had three hits over the two games, including the game-winning RBI single in the fifth vs. No. 25 Notre Dame.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 23, 2018 (Cathedral City, Calif.) - Katie Byrd (Santee, Calif./West Hills HS) doubled home Jordyn Fick (Ramona, Calif./Ramona HS) in the bottom of the fifth inning and then scored on a single by Molly Sturdivant to lift the San Diego State softball team to a 2-1 win over rv/No. 25 Notre Dame and a split Friday at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic in Cathedral City, Calif. The Aztecs (5-9) have now won four of their last five games.

SDSU SOFTBALL SHUTS OUT LIBERTY 7-0

 

Aztecs win third straight game

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Photo:  West Hills High grad Katie Byrd (left) and Taylor Adams.

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February 23, 2018 (Cathedral City, Calif.) - The San Diego State softball team downed Liberty, 7-0, for its third consecutive victory Thursday night at Cathedral City near Palm Springs in the first game of the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic. The Aztecs are now 4-8, while the Lady Flames dropped to 9-2.

WEST HILLS HIGH'S KATIE BYRD DELIVERS WINNING RUN AS SDSU SOFTBALL KNOCKS OFF FULLERTON IN FINAL GAME OF CAMPBELL-CARTIER CLASSIC

 

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February 18, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State softball is...struggling, to say the least.  They’re 1-8 on the young season, but things don’t seem to be getting better.  Now, in the final game of the Campbell-Cartier Classic, they had a chance to redeem themselves against CSU Fullerton.

SDSU SOFTBALL DOWNS NORTH DAKOTA STATE 4-1

 

Aztecs snap six-game losing streak

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Photo:  Molly Sturdivant had a three-run homer in SDSU's 4-1 win over North Dakota State.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 17, 2018 (San Diego) - Molly Sturdivant capped a four-run third inning with a three-run homer to lift the San Diego State softball team to a 4-1 victory over North Dakota State at the 28th annual Campbell/Cartier Classic Saturday afternoon at SDSU Softball Stadium. The win snapped a six-game losing streak for the Aztecs (2-8), who avenged a 2-1 loss on Friday to the same Bison (4-4) team.

SDSU SOFTBALL DOWNED BY NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY 2-1

 

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Photo:  Iesha Hill drove in SDSU's lone run in a 2-1 loss to North Dakota State.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 16, 2018 (San Diego) - North Dakota State tied the game with a run in the top of the sixth inning and scored an unearned run in the seventh to rally past the San Diego State softball team 2-1 Friday night at SDSU Softball Stadium. The Bison improved to 4-3 with its second win of the day at the 28th annual Campbell/Cartier Classic, while the Aztecs dropped to 1-8 with their sixth straight loss.

SDSU SOFTBALL DROPS 5-0 DECISION TO NO. 25/25 KENTUCKY

 

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February 15, 2018 (San Diego) - The San Diego State softball team was shut out by No. 25/25 Kentucky 5-0 Thursday night in the opener of the 28th annual Campbell/Cartier Classic at SDSU Softball Stadium.

Zaria Meshack, Taylor Stewart and Molly Sturdivant each had a hit and a walk for the Aztecs, who fell to 1-7 with their fifth straight loss.

AZTECS SOFTBALL FALLS AT UC RIVERSIDE 4-1

 

SDSU loses fourth straight game

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February 14, 2018 (Riverside) - The San Diego State softball team was unable to get things going offensively in a 4-1 loss at UC Riverside Wednesday afternoon in Riverside, Calif. The Aztecs dropped to 1-6 with the loss, while the Highlanders evened their record to 3-3.

SDSU SOFTBALL EDGED BY UC DAVIS 3-2 IN NINE INNINGS

 

Aztecs lose extra-inning affair on final day of Kajikawa Classic

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February 11, 2018 (Tempe) - The San Diego State softball team lost another close game, falling to UC Davis, 3-2, in nine innings on the final day of the Kajikawa Classic Sunday in Tempe, Ariz. The Aztecs dropped to 1-5 on the season with their third straight loss, while the Aggies improved to 3-2.

AZTEC SOFTBALL FALLS TO NEBRASKA 5-3

 

SDSU drops to 1-4 on the season

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Photo:  West Hills High grad Katie Byrd led the Aztecs with two hits.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 11, 2018 (Tempe) - The San Diego State softball team dropped a 5-3 decision to Nebraska Saturday at the Kajikawa Classic in Tempe, Ariz. The Aztecs fell to 1-4 with the loss, while the Cornhuskers improved to 3-1.

SDSU SOFTBALL SPLITS AT KAJIKAWA CLASSIC

 

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February 9, 2018 (Tempe) - The San Diego State softball team split a doubleheader at the Kajikawa Classic Friday night in Tempe, Ariz. The Aztecs (1-3) shut out Western Michigan 5-0 before falling to Northwestern 7-6 in eight innings in the nightcap.

SDSU SOFTBALL ANNOUNCES 2018 SCHEDULE

 

Aztecs to play 17 games against 2017 NCAA tournament teams

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October 25, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State softball head coach Kathy Van Wyk has announced a 52-game schedule for the 2018 season, highlighted by two home tournaments, including the 28th annual Campbell/Cartier Classic at SDSU Softball Stadium from Feb. 15-18.

THREE SDSU SOFTBALL PLAYERS NAMED NFCA ALL-AMERICA SCHOLAR-ATHLETES

 

Ashley Ercolano, Alex Formby and Frankie Orlando posted a 3.5 GPA last semester

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October 11, 2017 (San Diego) - Current San Diego State softball senior Alex Formby, and SDSU graduates Ashley Ercolano and Frankie Orlando earned NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete honors for the 2016-17 academic year, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) recently announced. To be considered for the award, the student-athletes must have earned a 3.5 grade-point average or higher for the academic year.

SDSU SOFTBALL'S JENAVEE PERES NAMED A NFCA SECOND TEAM ALL-AMERICAN

 

Peres becomes Aztecs’ fourth NFCA All-American in school history

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May 31, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State softball junior catcher Jenavee Peres (Garden Grove, Calif.) has been named a National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Second-Team All-American on Wednesday. The three All-America teams are voted on by coaching representatives for the NFCA throughout the country.

SCHOOL-RECORD SIX SDSU SOFTBALL PLAYERS NAMED TO ALL-NFCA WEST REGION TEAMS

 

Jenavee Peres lands on first team for second time of career

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May 18, 2017 (San Diego) - A school-record six San Diego State softball players have been named to the all-NFCA West Region teams, the NFCA announced Thursday. The six selections easily broke the Aztecs’ previous best of four (2013 and 2015) as only six teams in the country had more players on their all-region team than SDSU this year.

SDSU SOFTBALL'S JENAVEE PERES NAMED MOUNTAIN WEST PLAYER OF THE YEAR

 

Shelby Thompson also earns league’s Freshman of the Year award

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Photo:  Jenavee Peres courtesy goaztecs.com

May 16, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State softball junior Jenavee Peres (Garden Grove, Calif.) has been named the Mountain West Player of the Year, while Shelby Thompson (Benicia, Calif.) was chosen as the MW Freshman of the Year, the league announced Wednesday.

SDSU'S JENAVEE PERES NAMED MOUNTAIN WEST PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Peres earns fourth career weekly award

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May 16, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State softball’s Jenavee Peres (Garden Grove, Calif.) has been named the Mountain West Player of the Week, the league announced Tuesday. It is the second weekly award of the season for Peres and fourth of her career.

SDSU SOFTBALL DOWNS NEVADA 13-6 TO CLAIM SERIES

 

Aztecs await a possible at-large bid to the NCAA tournament

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May 13, 2017 (Reno) - The San Diego State softball team broke a 6-6 tie with two runs in the top of the sixth inning and five more in the seventh en route to a 13-6 victory over Nevada Saturday afternoon in Reno. The win gave the Aztecs (31-18, 15-9 MW) the series and a second-place finish in the final Mountain West standings.

AZTEC SOFTBALL FALLS AT NEVADA 5-4 IN EIGHT INNINGS

 

SDSU has five-game winning streak snapped in Reno

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Photo:  Jenavee Peres had three of SDSU's seven hits in a 5-4 loss at Nevada.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 12, 2017 (Reno) - The San Diego State softball saw its five-game winning streak snapped in a 5-4, eight-inning loss Friday afternoon at Nevada. The loss dropped the Aztecs to 30-18 overall and 14-9 in Mountain West play.

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